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Reuters:
400+ advertisers suspend Facebook ads for a month, as sources say talks with some advertisers broke down; Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with boycott organizers   —  NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Advertisements for more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Starbucks are due to vanish …
Jul 1, 2020, 10:25 AMIn context
Nick Summers / Engadget:
UK's Competition and Markets Authority calls for a “pro-competition regulatory regime” to monitor Facebook, Google, and other digital ad giants   —  The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called on the UK government to create “a new pro-competition regulatory regime” …
Jul 1, 2020, 10:20 AMIn context
Jacob Silverman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Over 15 journalists describe covering Facebook, which they say lies on the record, has ghost-written op-eds, and has demanded quote approval for interviews   —  One day in July 2016, Casey Newton, a tech reporter for The Verge, sat down at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park for the biggest interview of his career.
Jul 1, 2020, 9:50 AMIn context
Synced:
Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI Scientist and Turing Award winner, takes a break from Twitter after an acrimonious debate regarding racial biases in AI   —  Turing Award Winner and Facebook Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun has announced his exit from popular social networking platform Twitter …
Jul 1, 2020, 9:30 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook shuts down Hobbi, its experimental Pinterest-like app for documenting personal projects and hobbies   —  Facebook's recently launched app, Hobbi, an experiment in short-form content creation around personal projects, hobbies, and other Pinterest-y content, is already shutting down.
Jul 1, 2020, 8:40 AMIn context
Katie Roof / Bloomberg:
B Capital, a VC firm co-founded by Eduardo Saverin that invests in companies in enterprise tech, fintech, and more, has closed its second fund at $820M   —  - 38-year-old billionaire founded B Capital about five years ago  — Boston Consulting Group is an investor and strategic partner
Jul 1, 2020, 6:45 AMIn context
NBC News:
Facebook says it removed 220 Groups and 95 Instagram accounts dedicated to “Boogaloo”, weeks after US said Boogaloo members planned murder of a federal agent   —  Facebook announced Tuesday that it is removing groups dedicated to the Boogaloo extremist movement one month …
Jun 30, 2020, 4:46 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Researchers found 25 Android apps, downloaded 2.3M+ times, stealing Facebook credentials through a phishing page overlay; Google has now removed them   —  The malicious apps were downloaded more than 2.34 million times.  —  Google has removed this month 25 Android applications …
Jun 30, 2020, 3:55 PMIn context
Jeff Hunter / AnyList Blog:
AnyList says it won't support Sign In With Apple due to issues it creates with customer support and poor documentation, will also remove Facebook Login   —  Starting June 30th, Apple will be enforcing a new rule in the App Store requiring many apps to support Sign in with Apple.
Jun 30, 2020, 12:25 PMIn context
Alex Barker / Financial Times:
Survey of 58 WFA members, who are responsible for $90B+ of ad spending worldwide, finds ~33% will suspend or are likely to suspend spending on social media   —  Study reveals extent of revolt against Facebook and Twitter over hate speech  —  Almost a third of the world's biggest brands …
Jun 30, 2020, 12:20 PMIn context

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